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Eating Disorders are serious and complex mental health illnesses that have significant physical and mental health impacts. It is important to portray eating disorders accurately and sensitively using messaging that is helpful and not harmful.

We recommend all media refer to the Mindframe Guidelines when reporting on eating disorders or creating marketing and promotional campaigns.

Latest Press Releases

New GP hub to provide ‘360-degree’ eating disorder support

7 Jun, 2023

New IgnitED Fund to develop innovative ideas to help solve the problem of eating disorders

4 May, 2022

Escalation of eating disorder symptoms reported during major COVID wave, with 40 percent going undiagnosed

New research by InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders at the University of Sydney, reveals a widespread escalation of eating disorder symptoms during COVID-19 lockdown.

24 Jan, 2022

$13m for national eating disorder research centre

The Australian Government Department of Health has awarded the University of Sydney a $13 million four-year grant, which will fund the establishment of the Australian Eating Disorders Research and Translation Centre.

21 Jan, 2022

InsideOut Strategic Plan

The Strategic Plan of the InsideOut Institute.

1 Dec, 2021

InsideOut Institute launches the first Australian Eating Disorders Research and Translation Strategy

Plus the announcement of the current Top 10 Eating Disorders Research and Translation Priorities

21 Sep, 2021

New Australian research to study eating disorders in the fitness industry

InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders and the University of Sydney, supported by Fitness Australia, has today launched new research into fitness professionals and the detection of eating disorders among their clients, to ensure those most at risk are getting the help they need, earlier.

4 Aug, 2021

Ground-breaking program to ease burden on carers and improve treatment outcomes for people living with an eating disorder

New, Australian-first online program for people supporting loved ones with an eating disorder launched today

30 Mar, 2021

“It’s one of the hardest things we do as clinicians”: new online program to equip health professionals with the skills to deliver meal support to individuals with eating disorders

InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders - a collaboration between the University of Sydney and Sydney Local Health District - has launched a new online program to provide health professionals in the inpatient setting with the skills needed to deliver meal support in an empathetic, compassionate, and effective way.

4 Nov, 2020

New study to determine australia's top 10 eating disorder research priorities launches today

New online study to identify the Top 10 eating disorders research priorities in Australia - according to the people most affected – launches today

14 Oct, 2020

New australian study aims to measure the impacts of the covid-19 pandemic on eating disorders

New Australian-first study to measure the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on eating disorders starts today

1 Jul, 2020

Launch of National Eating Disorder Recommendations for the Fitness Industry

InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders and peak industry association Fitness Australia are today (Wednesday February 19, 10am) co-launching new national recommendations for the identification and support of those living with eating disorders in the fitness industry.

19 Feb, 2020

Hundreds of thousands set to benefit from AUS-first allocation of eating disorder items on MBS

Up to 60 rebated treatment sessions, including 40 psychological and 20 dietetic sessions, will be available from today, to eligible Australians with eating disorders.

31 Oct, 2019

Eating disorders first mental illness to be assigned a MBS diagnostic category

Healthcare professionals urged to upskill on ED evidence-based care

10 Oct, 2019

InsideOut commends NSW Government for $9.6m boost to deliver eating disorder care

The InsideOut Institute commends the New South Wales Government for today announcing a $9.6 million funding boost to InsideOut, and districts across NSW, to support health system reform for eating disorders. This will bring the total spend to $16.8 million over the next four years.

3 Feb, 2019

Federal Government declares $4 million commitment for development of Australia's first research & translation hub for eating disorders

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9 Dec, 2018